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78015 Global Aspects of Intellectual Property Law

6cp
Requisite(s): ( 78101 Postgraduate Legal Research OR ((22 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C07122 Graduate Diploma Legal Studies OR 22 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04147 Master of Legal Studies OR 22 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C07074 Graduate Diploma Legal Studies OR 22 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04264 Master of Legal Studies)) OR 77905 Preparing for Intellectual Property Practice OR ((94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04236 Juris Doctor OR 142 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04250 Juris Doctor Master of Business Administration OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04363 Juris Doctor Master of Intellectual Property OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04364 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Trade Mark Law and Practice) AND 70106c Principles of Public International Law AND 70107c Principles of Company Law) OR (94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04320 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Professional Legal Practice AND 70106 Principles of Public International Law))
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Anti-requisite(s): 78183 Global Aspects of Intellectual Property Law

Description

This subject considers the international framework of intellectual property law. Topics covered include the international institutions dealing with intellectual property (the World Trade Organization, World Intellectual Property Organization, International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants and the United Nations), particularly considering their treaties and dispute mechanisms; bilateralism and the future of multilateralism in international intellectual property including the Australia–US Free Trade Agreement; and emerging issues likely to affect international intellectual property over the coming years – health and access to pharmaceuticals, access to and protection of genetic resources and biodiversity, protection of traditional knowledge, the possibility of harmonisation and the digital agenda.


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